Category Archives: Constituency

Benefit for Camm Underhill

On Saturday, July 19 there was a fundraiser held for Camm Underhill who lost everything in a house fire on the 26th of May. The benefit was held at the United Church Hall, and featured entertainment from local talent, an auction, and prizes. It was great to see so much community support for Camm. I also appreciated the chance to bang out a few tunes on the 6 string!


Blackville Resource Centre Receives Grant

The Greater Blackville Resource Centre has received a grant in the amount of $1,960 from the Department of Healthy and Inclusive Communities. These funds are in support of the centre’s community-driven project to increase access to healthy food, enhance food skills, and strengthen their community capacity. Southwest Miramichi MLA Jake Stewart presented the Community FoodContinue Reading

Blackville Soccer Club Receives Grant

The Blackville Soccer Club was recently provided a grant in the amount of $3,500 in support of the Learn to Play Soccer Project. This GO NB grant is provided through the Sport and Recreation Branch of the Department as part of the Cananda-New Brunswick Bilateral Agreement to Advance Sport Participation. The Province of New BrunswickContinue Reading

Province Investing in Blackville Park

At a press conference today in Blackville, Premier David Alward, along with MLA Jake Stewart and mayor Matt Sturgeon, announced that the New Brunswick government is investing $75,000 in improvements to the community park. “Investing in community infrastructure projects that promote healthy living is a key part of our government’s plan to rebuild New BrunswickContinue Reading

Provincial, federal funding for infrastructure upgrade in Upper Miramichi

UPPER MIRAMICHI (GNB) – The provincial and federal governments are investing a combined $56,598 to upgrade the community park in the rural community of Upper Miramichi. “Our government is proud to invest in important community infrastructure projects that promote healthy living for residents and families, and that make our communities even better places in whichContinue Reading

Blackville to hold official provincial New Brunswick Day celebration

BLACKVILLE (GNB) – Official New Brunswick Day celebrations will be held this year on Monday, Aug. 5, in Blackville. “New Brunswick Day is an opportunity for all of us to celebrate the past and present of our culture and way of life,” said Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister Trevor Holder. “Last year’s celebrations in Saint-AndréContinue Reading

$1.4-million bridge repairs to be carried out in Blackville

BLACKVILLE (GNB) – Southwest Miramichi Bridge No. 2, located on Route 118 in Blackville, will undergo $1.4 million in repairs during the next two years. “The work involves full-deck rehabilitation on most of the structure,” said Transportation and Infrastructure Claude Williams. “Phase One will begin in early July and will continue into the fall. TheContinue Reading

Provincial government investing in improvements to Blackville playground

BLACKVILLE (GNB) – The New Brunswick government is investing $15,000 in improvements to the playground in Blackville. “The provincial government is proud to invest in community projects that promote healthy living for families,” said Southwest Miramichi MLA Jake Stewart. “Today’s investment will increase wellness in the Blackville region.” Stewart was appearing on behalf of EconomicContinue Reading

Provincial, federal governments invest in upgrades for Atlantic Salmon Museum

DOAKTOWN (GNB) – The Atlantic Salmon Museum will improve its electrical and heating systems thanks to support from the provincial and federal governments. The announcement was made today by Southwest Miramichi MLA Jake Stewart, who attended on behalf of Economic Development Minister Paul Robichaud, and Miramichi MP Tilly O’Neill Gordon, on behalf of National RevenueContinue Reading

Funding for Doaktown Golf Course program

DOAKTOWN (GNB) – The provincial government  has provided a grant of $4,600 to the Doaktown Old Mill Pond Golf Course. The grant was awarded under the Active Communities Grant Program, which supports projects and activities that have an emphasis on physical activity through new or enhanced programming in communities. “I am pleased that this programContinue Reading